In an often-forgotten room in the bowels of many businesses lies a graveyard of unused office furniture, fixtures, and equipment.
Garry Cooper is trying to change that.
More precisely, Cooper is trying to keep those unwanted goods out of the landfill and give them new life with an organization or charity in need of exactly what is merely collecting cobwebs.
Cooper is the CEO and co-founder of Rheaply, a climate technology company working to scale the reuse economy to reduce waste, cost, and carbon emissions. He also is a new member of the Industry Advisory Board (IAB) of Northwestern Engineering’s Master of Product Design and Development Management (MPD2) program.
Cooper said he believes his company plays a vital role in the marketplace by offering a platform that uses advanced technology to match those with excess with those in need.